Honor Play 9A with MediaTek Helio P35, 5000 mAh battery and 6.3 inch display launched
Today, Huawei’s Honor brand along with Honor 30s also launched an affordable budget smartphone Honor Play 9A with a large battery.
It has a simple design and a 5,000 mAh battery, which the manufacturer claims can provide up to 3 days of usage without recharging.
Honor 9A is endowed with a 6.3-inch display with a 20:9 side ratio and a drop-shaped cut-out under an 8 MP front-facing selfie camera.
The phone comes with an octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor (Cortex-A53, 2.0 GHz and PowerVR GE8320) paired with 4GB of RAM and 64 or 128GB of storage and supports dual 4G SIM cards, VoLTE.
The rear main camera is located in a rectangular block and has two modules: a 13MP main sensor (f/1.8) and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
The key highlight of Honor 9A is, of course, it’s battery, as well as the ability to charge other devices over the wire. The battery provides 35 hours of video playback, 33 hours of 4G talk time and 37 hours of FM radio playback. The battery capacity is 5000 mAh and is supported by a 10 watt charging through the microUSB port.
The phone also comes with an intelligent speaker system, which the company claims provides a loud sound at 88 dB.
There’s a face unlock based on AI, as well as a rear fingerprint scanner. There is support for microSD, Wi-Fi 802.11n and Bluetooth 5.0.
The fingerprint scanner is located on the back, Honor Play 9A is equipped with a 3.5 mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.0, Android 10 with the branded interface Magic UI 3.0.1.
Honor 9A pricing starts at CNY 899 (about $127) for a version with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB internal storage. The 4/128 GB model costs CNY 1,199 ($169 dollars). At the time of launch, three color variants will be available in the Chinese market: green, blue and black. Pre-orders in China began today, and full-fledged sales will start on April 7.